Conference 28

The Human ResourceManagementAssociation of Jamaica (HRMAJ), formerly the Jamaica Association of Training and Development (JATAD), will host the premier Human Resource Conference in Jamaica and the Caribbean on November 21-23, 2008 at the Sunset Jamaica Grande Resort & Spa in Ocho Rios under the theme “Human Capital: Fuel, Engine and Driver”.

The dynamic conference will focus on the key issues affecting HR professionals
in Jamaica and how they fit into the regional and global HR trends, particularly against the background of the challenges presented by the international financial meltdown.

The main presenter for HRMAJ Conference 28 is Steve Gilliland, one of the most in-demand and top-rated speakers in the United States and Canada. Steve Gilliland has an appeal that transcends barriers of age, culture and occupation. He is one of the seven percent of speakers in the world to hold the designation of Certified Speaking Professional. His audiences and clients are a Who's Who list of American businesses and nonprofit organizations. He speaks to more than 250,000 people annually and influences the lives of millions.

Another major presenter is Bill Benjamin, CEO of the Institute for Health and Human Potential, a successful international business, recently named one of the “Fastest Growing Companies” in the “Fast 100” ranking in PROFIT Magazine.

Presentations will also come from Chris Herrndorf, Head of HR Services at the Royal Bank of Canada, and Myrna Bernard, Director of Human Resources at the CARICOM Secretariat.

The opening ceremony on November 21 will feature Hon. Pearnel Charles, Jamaica’s Minister of Labour and Social Security and Guest Speaker, Rear Admiral Hardley Lewin, Commissioner of Police. There will also be a special CEO conversation with business leader Glen Christian, CEO of Carimed Limited.


• Strategic Management
• Employee Engagement & Talent
• Measurement, Evaluation and Return on
Investment (ROI)

Participants in HRMAJ Conference 28 will also be treated like royalty with the following special arrangements:
• VIP check-in at the conference venue
• A spectacular opening ceremony
• Complimentary luxury coach service
• Professional networking
• Excellent Entertainment

Register now for HRMAJ Conference 28. Call 925-1010; 925-9564; 925-6476; 969-2944 or 969-0743 or email or visit the website Ask for Daphine Johnson, Head of the HRMAJ Secretariat.
HRMAJ CONFERENCE 28: NOVEMBER 21-23, 2008 ‘Human Capital: Fuel, Engine & Driver’